|Mentioned first time||1245|
|Town rights awarded||1950|
|Town rights revoked||1990|
|Elevation||63 m (207 ft)|
Dundaga is famous for its castle from late 13th century, constructed by the Archbishopric of Riga. From the 16th until the 20th century, Dundaga Castle was the centre of the largest private estate in Courland. Most of land in this area, as well as in neighbouring areas, for many centuries until 1918 belonged to the Baron Osten-Sacken (Russian: Остен-Сакен) family, an important local Baltic-German noble dynasty. Their main seat was Dundaga castle (former name Dundagen).
Dundaga Castle is connected with many fairy-tales and legends.
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